Jensen, Richard and Chris C., moderated by Teo and Reid, participated in a discussion of Marxism and philosophy and the stakes of this topic for Platypus, Saturday August 11 at 1:00PM at theSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago.
The event was livestreamed.
Chris C. has pre-published his prepared opening remarks for the event in the latest issue of the Platypus Review:
The Platypus Review has published extensively on Marxism and philosophy, including several relevant articles by Chris C., and there are a couple of further essays by Korsch from circa 1923 that are useful for addressing this topic:
Chris Cutrone, “Book review: Karl Korsch, Marxism and Philosophy (2008),” Platypus Review 15 (September 2009), available online at: https://platypus1917.org/2009/09/03/book-review-karl-korsch-marxism-and-philosophy/.
Cutrone, “Rejoinder on Korsch,” PR 20 (February 2010), available online at: https://platypus1917.org/2010/02/26/rejoinder-to-david-black-on-karl-korschs-marxism-and-philosophy/.
Cutrone, “Book review: Gillian Rose, Hegel Contra Sociology (1981, 1995 and 2009): Gillian Rose’s ‘Hegelian’ critique of Marxism,” PR 21 (March 2010), available online at: https://platypus1917.org/2010/03/15/gillian-roses-hegelian-critique-of-marxism/.
Cutrone, “Revolution without Marx? Rousseau, Kant and Hegel,” PR 61 (November 2013), available online at: https://platypus1917.org/2013/11/01/rousseau-kant-hegel/.
Cutrone, “Why still read Lukács? The place of ‘philosophical’ questions in Marxism,” PR 63 (February 2014), available online at: https://platypus1917.org/2014/02/01/why-still-read-lukacs-the-place-of-philosophical-questions-in-marxism/.
Cutrone, “Book review: Andrew Feenberg, The Philosophy of Praxis (2014),” Marxism & Philosophy Review of Books (February 14, 2015), available online at: https://marxandphilosophy.org.uk/reviews/7988_the-philosophy-of-praxis-review-by-chris-cutrone/.
Cutrone, “Back to Herbert Spencer! Industrial vs. militant society.” PR 82 (December 2015 – January 2016), available online at: https://platypus1917.org/2016/01/12/back-to-herbert-spencer/.
Karl Korsch, “Marxism and philosophy” (1923), in Marxism and Philosophy (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1970 and 2008), available online at: https://www.marxists.org/archive/korsch/1923/marxism-philosophy.htm.
Korsch, “The Marxist dialectic” (1923), available online at: https://www.marxists.org/archive/korsch/1923/marxist-dialectic.htm.
Korsch, “On materialist dialectic” (1924), available online at: https://www.marxists.org/archive/korsch/1924/materialist-dialectic.htm.